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College Readiness Indicator Systems: A Framework for the Field

October 1, 2013
In the Media

The College Readiness Indicator Systems (CRIS) initiative, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, brings together three research partners – the Annenberg Institute for School Reform, the John W. Gardner Center at Stanford University, and the UChicago Consortium on Chicago School Research – and four urban sites – Dallas Independent School District, New Visions for Public Schools in New York City, Pittsburgh Public Schools, and San Jose Unified School District – to develop, test, and disseminate early diagnostic tools and supports that help students become college ready. 

This issue of VUE reflects on the lessons of three years of work on the CRIS project. Collectively, the articles frame our current understanding of college readiness and show how college readiness indicator systems are being infused into the day-to-day work and culture of the five sites.

Read the full issue.